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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Fall/Winter Classes & Programs

Essential Guide Cover

Registration for Fall 2019/Winter 2020 classes opens September 2. 

Find out what programs and courses are being offered this season in The Essential Local’s Guide to Banff. This guide, printed twice a year, has everything from sports and aquatics ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Roam to Moraine Lake this Fall

Moraine Lake

The new direct route to Moraine Lake will depart from the Banff High School Transit Hub Monday, Sept. 23 to Monday, Oct. 14.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Buffaloberry Removal

Bear Eating Berries

What's Happening 

From September 16 to  September 21, Banff National Park and Town of Banff crews will be removing buffaloberry bushes (also known as Shepherdia canadensis bushes) from the Middle Springs neighbourhood to reduce the probab...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Legacy Trail Connections

Banff Legacy Trail

When: September – October 31, 2019

What: The Town of Banff is extending the Legacy Trail with a Banff Avenue crossing and connection to the on-street bicycle network.

Why: Improve safe access for cyclists and pedestrians using th...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Apply for a Committee

Town Hall

Apply for a committee or board and share your passion and expertise.

You must complete a separate application if you are applying for multiple boards/committees.


  • Anyone 18 years or older can apply
    • The Community Grants Com...
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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Town seeks input on communications plan for Bear Street reconstruction

Bear Street Concept Image

Bear Street businesses and residents will be asked for input on communications and marketing to promote the street during redevelopment. The 200 block of Bear Street is scheduled to undergo renewal in 2020 to replace ageing underground utilities, and tran...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Elk Rut Warning

Elk Rut Warning

This information is courtesy of Parks Canada:

The elk rutting season has begun and will last until mid-October.

What you need to know:

  • Keep at least 30 metres away from all elk and never get between a male and the females.
  • Bull elk become extremely aggressive...
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Posted on: August 31, 2019

500 Stall Parking Lot Open

Free Parking Sign

A new, free public parking lot has opened at the Train Station. The 500-stall lot is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, with a maximum parking time limit of 9 hours per day. RV/Motorhome parking is permitted. The lot is closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. The l...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

New Roundabout


A roundabout has been installed at the intersection of Lynx Street, Elk Street and Railway Avenue. It’s by the train station, the new RV lot, and the approx. 500 stall parking lot, which is set to open soon. The Town of Banff will actively monit...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Bed & Breakfast Working Group

Bed and Breakfast

A working group has been formed to review and recommend on Bed and Breakfast regulations. The working group meetings are open to the public and any member of public attending the meeting, attend as gallery to observe. 

Upcoming meetings are schedu...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Mountain Adventurers

Mountain Adventures

Mountain Adventurers is an outdoor program designed for Grades 4/5 and 6-8 on PD half day Fridays from noon – 4 p.m. Students will go canoeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, cross country skiing and much more.

This program is generously supported and fun...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

2019 Solar Incentive Program


Up to $50,000 has been allocated to fund the Town of Banff's Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Incentive Program for 2019. Funds will come from the Environmental Reserve to provide an incentive for residents and businesses to invest in solar energy.

The Town will wa...

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